What we're about

This meetup is for anyone who like to develop a network with Egyptians in Ottawa!

Social events will be posted on this group- Fun stuff! outings, potlucks, sports, games, competitions, outdoors and trips.

Stay connected with future events through our Meetup and through the ECCAO Youth Networking Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/922228627798633/

The Egyptian Canadian Cultural Association of Ottawa (ECCAO), is a non-profit organization established in 1984 to strengthen the identity of the Egyptian community in Ottawa. We do this by promoting cooperation and unity among Egyptian Canadians, and fostering the interaction with other Canadian communities.
For more information check: http://www.eccao.com/

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Upcoming events (3)

ECCAO Visits the Nature Nocturne Party

Canadian Museum of Nature / Musée canadien de la nature

Wanna explore new cultural places? Wanna have a "Night At The Museum" fun? Then join us in our upcoming event. For ages 19+ We are going to the Nature Nocturne party at The Canadian Museum of Nature on Friday 26th at 8 PM. In the party we get to explore the museum at night, see the exhibits in a party spirit, dance under giant jellyfish! The idea is that the museum turns to dance club with a different nature inspired theme for one night every month. This time the theme is The Deep Blue. The dress code is For men: classic pants + shirts For women: cute dresses (high heels NOT recommended) Entrance fee: $25+tax Visit the below link for more details https://nature.ca/en/plan-your-visit/what-see-do/whats/nature-nocturne-deep-blue

Scavenger Hunt & loft

ByWard Market

Come join for a Scavenger hunt at the market. Meet in front of BeaverTails - ByWard Market at 5:30 pm (69 George St, Ottawa, ON K1N 1K1). Scavenger hunt starts at 6pm. Once the game finishes, we will go to "The Loft Board Game Lounge" for food and board games! The winner group will be announced at the Loft and will get a prize!

Iftar Ramadan Potluck

Jim Durrell Recreation Centre

ECCAO http://www.eccao.com/ would like to invite you and your family to the annual Iftar Ramadan. Location: Jim Durrell Recreation Centre Address: 1265 Walkley Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 6P9 Date and Time: Sunday, May 19,[masked]:00 PM Potluck: ECCAO will provide the drinks (water, soft drinks, tea etc), dates, and the hall setup items for the Iftar. You will bring: 1- Families with last name start from A to M, to bring two dishes: a. Meat Halal, chicken Halal or fish b. Rice or pasta 2- Families with last name start from N to Z, to bring two dishes: a. Cooked vegetable or Salad b. Deserts or Fruites 3- Singles, to bring Bread or Water Packs. Please don’t forget to bring serving utensils for your dishes, and kindly be prepared to take your dishes leftover. Cost: Members*: Free Admission for ECCAO members who paid the 2019 membership in full Non-members: $8/adult and $15/family To help us and avoid delays, please bring exact change. ECCAO membership* http://eccao.com/membership/become-member/ What is Iftar Ramadan? Iftar is the evening meal with which Muslims end their daily Ramadan fast at sunset. Ramadan became a cultural month in which all people regardless of their religion or believe gather and share a meal together. Eating together in Ramadan brings happiness, and joy! Come, share a meal and have good time and fun with others.

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